1. CM Punk: The 7 Moments That Led Him to WWE Stardom and to UFC 203

    CM Punk achieved some of the greatest feats in professional wrestling, working his way from Illinois bingo halls to tightly packed football stadiums and putting on some of the best matches in history...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 23,124 reads 30 comments

  2. CM Punk's UFC Debut: Definitive Timeline of Ex-WWE Star's Long Road to UFC 203

    The day is nearly upon us. Five-time world champion in the WWE CM Punk is finally, finally going to step into the Octagon at UFC 203 on Saturday...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 15,547 reads 33 comments

  3. Top 10 Luckiest Pregame Superstitions in the NFL

    NFL players can be quite the interesting bunch. They are some of the most physically gifted athletes on the planet—faster, stronger and agile than the average human...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 3 months ago 35,686 reads 28 comments

  4. Arsenal's 2001/02 Title Win Was the Premier League's Most Intense Ever

    It was a time of Filbert Street, Highbury, Upton Park and the Dell. Sir Bobby Robson was guiding Newcastle United into the Champions League, while Dave Bassett, in one doomed final hurrah, was taking Leicester City back down to the Football League...

    Robert O'Connor Written by Robert O'Connor about 3 months ago 5,160 reads 7 comments

  5. Erik Kramer Put a Bullet Through His Head. This Is What Happened Next...

    The Erik Kramer story should be a tragedy. Former NFL quarterback is gripped by depression. He packs a pistol, checks into a hotel room, lies down on the bed and then the calm Southern California night is pierced by a gunshot...

    Dan Pompei Written by Dan Pompei about 3 months ago 353,090 reads 48 comments

  6. UFC on Fox 21: Demian Maia's Incredible 15-Year Summit

    UFC on Fox 21's Demian Maia is turning 39 in just over two months. His first professional MMA fight was 15 years ago. He heads into his fight against former welterweight contender Carlos Condit , seeking his 18th UFC victory...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 3 months ago 1,639 reads 4 comments

  7. Tracking PSG's Transformation Since Losing to FC Lorient in 2011

    On Sunday evening, Paris Saint-Germain take on newly promoted FC Metz at the Parc des Princes in their first home game of the season...

    Andrew Gibney Written by Andrew Gibney about 4 months ago 2,615 reads 1 comments

  8. The Highs and Lows of Silvio Berlusconi's AC Milan Reign

    As far as entrances go, it doesn’t get much more epic than arriving in a helicopter to the tune of Wagner’s "Ride of the Valkyries." That is exactly how Silvio Berlusconi chose to usher in a new AC Milan era on July 8, 1986...

    Blair Newman Written by Blair Newman about 4 months ago 2,654 reads 14 comments

  9. B/R Weekly Rushdown: TI6 Results, Legal eSports Gambling, Virtus.pro Revelations

    Another week, another Rushdown of eSports news! Evo is done. The International 2016 is done. ELEAGUE is done...and there's still plenty to talk about! So jump right on in...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 363 reads 0 comments

  10. B/R MLB Rivalry Series: New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

    Welcome to the sixth edition of Bleacher Report's MLB rivalry series. In the weeks to come, we'll highlight some of the biggest head-to-head rivalries in our national pastime and shine light on the past, present and future of those matchups...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 months ago 5,681 reads 9 comments

  11. B/R MLB Rivalry Series: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

    Welcome to the fifth edition of Bleacher Report's MLB rivalry series. In the weeks to come, we'll highlight some of the biggest head-to-head rivalries in our national pastime and shine light on the past, present and future of those matchups...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 months ago 3,923 reads 10 comments

  12. B/R MLB Rivalry Series: New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

    Welcome to the fourth edition of Bleacher Report's MLB rivalry series. In the weeks to come, we'll highlight some of the biggest head-to-head rivalries in our national pastime and shine light on the past, present and future of those matchups...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 months ago 4,399 reads 26 comments

  13. B/R MLB Rivalry Series: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

    Welcome to the third edition of Bleacher Report's MLB rivalry series. In the weeks to come, we'll highlight some of the biggest head-to-head rivalries in our national pastime and shine light on the past, present and future of those matchups...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 months ago 5,280 reads 13 comments

  14. B/R MLB Rivalry Series: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants

    Welcome to the second edition of Bleacher Report's MLB rivalry series. In the weeks to come, we'll be highlighting some of the biggest head-to-head rivalries in our national pastime and shining light on the past, present and future of those matchups..

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 months ago 8,377 reads 45 comments

  15. Champion of the World: Wrestling Finally Gets Its First Great Novel

    Sports movies are a dime a dozen. There are great ones, like The Natural or Raging Bull , indifferent ones, like My All American, and truly dreadful and ponderous ones, like The Legend of Bagger Vance ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 11,868 reads 12 comments

  16. B/R MLB Rivalry Series: New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

    Welcome to the first edition of Bleacher Report's MLB rivalry series. In the weeks to come, we'll be highlighting some of the biggest head-to-head rivalries in our national pastime and shining light on the past, present and future of those matchups...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 months ago 7,864 reads 24 comments

  17. Feuds and Infighting: A Recent History of Player Mutinies at Major Tournaments

    "I've got no respect for you," Roy Keane shouted at Ireland's 2002 World Cup boss Mick McCarthy. "The only reason I have any dealings with you is that you are somehow the manager ...

    Robert O'Connor Written by Robert O'Connor about 5 months ago 18,011 reads 10 comments

  18. From WWE to UFC: 10 Moments That Made Brock Lesnar the Beast Incarnate

    Brock Lesnar has been in the spotlight for 14 years now. He's won championships, he's broken streaks, he's conquered opponents, he's dominated foes and he's battled back from adversity...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 37,701 reads 69 comments

  19. Germany Have the Chance to Overcome Trauma in Euro 2016 Quarter-Final vs. Italy

    Germany head coach Joachim Low knew before the penultimate round-of-16 match on Monday evening that he'd face a nemesis of sorts in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 5 months ago 9,080 reads 94 comments

  20. eSports Clutch Plays of the Week: June 24, 2016 Edition

    It was a jam-packed weekend for eSports followed by a hectic week. With ELEAGUE delivering Counter Strike action, the EU League Champion Series underway, the Dota 2 TI6 qualifiers ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 1,043 reads 1 comments

  21. The B/R Weekly Rushdown: June 22, 2016

    After a hectic week driven by the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the eSports world calmed down a bit in terms of pure news. With major tournaments almost upon us, however, business is about to pick up...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 199 reads 0 comments

  22. Remembering Portugal's 3 European Championship Heartbreaks This Century

    In England, the buildup to Euro 2016 has largely centred on nostalgic throwbacks to the last time they were in France’s position—hosting the tournament and with a nation willing them on...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 6 months ago 4,645 reads 11 comments

  23. Denver Broncos: OTAs Observations, Notes and Quotes from Day 1

    The Denver Broncos kicked off OTAs at Dove Valley on Tuesday. They are set to defend their title after hoisting the Lombardi Trophy with a victory in Super Bowl 50. The team worked through free agency to keep the players they could afford...

    Cecil Lammey Written by Cecil Lammey about 7 months ago 5,970 reads 1 comments

  24. New York Giants LB B.J. Goodson Is Ready to Begin NFL Journey

    New York Giants rookie linebacker B.J. Goodson has a message he’d like to send to Giants fans...

    Patricia Traina Written by Patricia Traina about 7 months ago 13,684 reads 8 comments

  25. Desperation, Debt Led Joe Louis to Follow Boxing Career with Pro Wrestling Stint

    Cowboy Rocky Lee squeezed his arm around Joe Louis' head and leaned into the ropes, then steered him toward the other side of the wrestling ring. The portly grappler in all-black reared back and fired off a theatrical punch to Louis' face...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 months ago 6,544 reads 3 comments